Cream Shirtwaist

Brief Item Record

Title: Cream Shirtwaist

Date: 1890-1915

Description: Cream Shirtwaist with large floral pattern down the center, around the wrists, and along the shoulders. Vertically striped small pulled thread embroidery down the front, back, down the sleeves, and around the neck. The shirtwaist is closed by a snap at the top of the back and buttons all the way down the back until reaching a drawstring at the waist.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2019049

Title

Cream Shirtwaist

Description

Cream Shirtwaist with large floral pattern down the center, around the wrists, and along the shoulders. Vertically striped small pulled thread embroidery down the front, back, down the sleeves, and around the neck. The shirtwaist is closed by a snap at the top of the back and buttons all the way down the back until reaching a drawstring at the waist.

Date

1890-1915

Subject

Clothing and Dress

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Annabel Renshaw

Color Main

Closure

Closure Placement

Sleeve Length

Waistline

Chest

42"

Hips

36"

Center Front Length

19"

Center Back Length

18.5"

Underarm to Waist

8.5"

Measurements Other

18" (sleeve length)
14" (neck circumference)

All Measurements

42" (chest), 36" (waist), 19" (CF length), 18.5" (CB length), 8.5" (armpit to waist), 18" (sleeve length), 14" (neck circumference)

Date Earliest

1890

Date Latest

1915

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Socio-Economic Class

Condition Term

very good

Condition Description

Item is in very good condition. The fabric is yellowing and there are various small stains all around the top. Otherwise it is very good with no holes or tears.

Storage Location

F4

Work Type

Pattern

Tags

Citation

“Cream Shirtwaist,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed June 14, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/6461.